San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity - Forestry Aide, Natural Resources Program (California State Parks)

November 19, 2020 0:00am to December 11, 2020 0:00am

This seasonal position will report to Lake Perris State Recreation Area with assignments at Mount San Jacinto State Park and others in the District. This position may work up to 1500 hours per year and requires a valid Driver License. A State Park uniform purchase is required.

Forestry Aides are responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and oversight of fuel reduction/ stand improvement projects, prescribed burn projects, inspection for and management of exotic pests, such as the gold spotted oak borer, establishing and measuring sample plots, geographic information systems processing and analysis, resource surveys, nursery operations, seed processing and storage, assist as resource advisor on wildland fire occurring on State Park lands and assist with natural resource management activities throughout State Park units of the Inland Empire District.

Tasks may include but are not limited to the oversight of contractors, Cal-Fire and California Conservation Corps crews, assisting the Sr. Environmental Scientist with project planning and implementation, sensitive species monitoring, exotic species mapping and management, seed collection, plant propagation and installing and maintaining plantings at habitat restoration sites. This position requires the ability to provide effective communication among staff, contractors and visitors.

Please see attached job posting for more information and how to apply.